Imre Patai diaries and albums
4 oversize boxes
5 book enclosures
The collection includes 27 diaries written from 1924-1949 by Imre Patai, a Jewish Hungarian physicist, inventor, and factory owner. In his diaries Imre writes about the daily events of his life in Hungary, events of the war, the siege of Budapest, experiences in an international ghetto, Jewish homes under Swedish protection, and the struggles of living in a country occupied by the Red Army. The collection also includes albums of family photographs, mainly from the 1920s and 1930s, depicting the travels of Imre and his wife, Agi Jambor, and Imre’s work in his factory producing electric instruments and special bulbs as well as a small amount of correspondence.
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